The Institute for Medicaid Innovation

Our mission as a nonpartisan research organization is to improve the lives individuals covered by Medicaid through the development, implementation, and diffusion of innovative and evidence-based models of care that promote quality, value, equity, and the engagement of patients, families, and communities.

Download IMI's latest factsheet, detailing Medicaid health plans' response to redetermination, including challenges faced and emerging best practices.

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Denise Octavia-Smith, MBA, CHW, PN

"With the disproportionate impact that COVID-19 has had on low-income and historically marginalized communities and
populations, strengthening the Medicaid program and sustaining community health workers' roles to provide direct service, care coordination, navigation, prevention education, capacity building, and cultural mediation is more important than ever. "

- Denise Octavia-Smith, MBA, CHW, PN

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Emerging Topics


Behavioral Health


Annual Survey


State Facts


Disparities & Equity


Child Health


Best Practices


Women's Health

"Children are the single largest population group who rely on Medicaid making Medicaid a vital component of ensuring that all children get the health care they need."

- Sandra G.Hassink, MD, MS, FAAP

Sandra G.Hassink, MD, MS, FAAP
In Your State

Learn more about the Medicaid program, Medicaid health plans, and innovative programs implemented to increase access to quality care in your state.

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Karen Dale, RN, MSN

"Medicaid touches many lives across the country; the foundation of our future rests in living life to the fullest in each of our unique ways. The scope of Medicaid should continue to grow in a way that will address the "whole" person – in the pursuit of increasing access, quality, and controlling costs."

- Karen Dale, RN, MSN

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"Investing in the future of Medicaid is an investment in the overall health and stability of the nation."

- Jennifer E. Moore, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Jennifer E. Moore, Ph.D., RN